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Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.


1. #FLIGHT 4U9525: The search is continuing for bodies of victims of the Germanwings plan crash in the French Alps, with news the blackbox found yesterday was damaged on impact.

2. #GRAHAM DWYER: The jury in the Graham Dwyer trial asked for a number of items including a flipchart, maps and an overview of phone contacts.

3. #BILLS BILLS BILLS: Irish water said it plans to send out hundreds of thousands of incorrect bills – because people didn’t fill in their forms correctly or haven’t registered.

4.  #ALCOHOL: Diageo has announced it will step down from the board of a ‘responsible drinking’ group in a bid to stop questions about a lack of independence in the campaign.

5. #GRANGEGORMAN: The group occupying the site said squatting “makes a lot of sense” when you consider rising rents and youth unemployment in Dublin.

6. #DETROIT: A woman has been arrested after the bodies of a young boy and teenage girl were found in her home freezer.

Main image: Pixel, the new two-year-old polar bear at Yorkshire Wildlife Park – Lynne Cameron/PA.

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